MRO Magazine

Triumph Group Elects New Director

July 20, 2015
By Business Wire News


Triumph Group, Inc. (NYSE: TGI) today announced that Dawne S. Hickton has been elected to its Board of Director effective immediately.

Ms. Hickton is the Vice Chair, President and Chief Executive Officer of RTI International Metals, Inc. and has served on its Board since 2007. Prior to becoming RTI’s CEO, she was Senior Vice President Administration and Principal Financial Officer. Ms. Hickton serves on the board of the Pittsburgh branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and became its chair in January 2014. She serves as a director of Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc. and is President of the International Titanium Association. In addition, Ms. Hickton is a member of the Board of Governors for the Aerospace Industries Association, was recently appointed to the Board of Directors of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, and serves on the board of the Wings Club. Ms. Hickton is also a member of the University of Pittsburgh’s Board of Trustees, serving on the student affairs and property and facilities committees.

Gen. Ralph E. Eberhart, Triumph’s Chairman, said, “We are pleased to have Dawne Hickton join our Board at this time. Her track record of leadership and achievement, particularly in the aerospace industry, will be valuable as we strive to achieve our strategic goals. We look forward to benefiting from the expertise and perspective that she will bring to our Board.”

Triumph Group, Inc., headquartered in Berwyn, Pennsylvania, designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs and overhauls a broad portfolio of aerostructures, aircraft components, accessories, subassemblies and systems. The company serves a broad, worldwide spectrum of the aviation industry, including original equipment manufacturers of commercial, regional, business and military aircraft and aircraft components, as well as commercial and regional airlines and air cargo carriers.

More information about Triumph Group can be found on the company’s website at

Statements in this release which are not historical facts are forward-looking statements under the provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties which could affect the company’s actual results and could cause its actual results to differ materially from those expressed in any forward looking statements made by, or on behalf of, the company. Further information regarding the important factors that could cause actual results to differ from projected results can be found in Triumph Group’s reports filed with the SEC, including our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015.

Triumph Group, Inc.
Sheila G. Spagnolo
Vice President – Tax & Investor Relations